Nicolas Christin

Assistant Research Professor – ECE CyLab
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office 2108 Collaborative Innovation Center
Telephone (412)-268-4432
Assistant Kelley Conley

Research Interests

Nicolas Christin's research interests are in computer and information systems security. Most of his work is at the boundary of systems, networking and policy research. Topics that Nicolas is currently actively pursuing include online crime modeling, audit games, usable security, and security economics.

 Nicolas  Christin

Carnegie Mellon, 2005

Research Area

Computer Systems


Computer security, network security, online crime, security economics, usable security, algorithmic applications of game theory


PhD, 2003
Computer Science
University of Virginia

MCS, 2000
Computer Science
University of Virginia